The Layered Garden: Design Lessons for Year-Round Beauty from Brandywine Cottage

The Layered Garden: Design Lessons for Year-Round Beauty from Brandywine Cottage Author David L. Culp
ISBN-10 1604692367
ISBN-13 9781604692365
Year 2012-10-16
Pages 312
Language English
Publisher Timber Press
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Gardenmaking in its finest form is a celebration of life and of love David and his book epitomize this Lauren Springer Ogden Brandywine Cottage is David Culp s beloved two acre Pennsylvania garden where he mastered the design technique of layeringinterplanting many different species in the same area so that as one plant passes its peak another takes over The result is a nonstop parade of color that begins with a tapestry of heirloom daffodils and hellebores in spring and ends with a jewel like blend of Asian wildflowers at the onset of winter The Layered Garden shows you how to recreate Culp s majestic display It starts with a basic lesson in layeringhow to choose the correct plants by understanding how they grow and change throughout the seasons how to design a layered garden and how to maintain it To illustrate how layering works Culp takes you on a personal tour through each part of his celebrated garden the woodland garden the perennial border the kitchen garden the shrubbery and the walled garden The book culminates with a chapter dedicated to signature plants for all four seasons

The Layered Garden

The Layered Garden Author David L. Culp
ISBN-10 9781604694505
Release 2012-10-16
Pages 312

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ISBN-10 9781784721077
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